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We loan because...
"What we should aim at is the creation of people power, which is opposed to the power of violence and is different from the coercive power of state." - Vinoba Bhave

About us
We believe that providing microloans to entrepreneurs in developing countries is the socially responsive way of helping people break the circle of poverty.

We promote Kiva.org as a sustainable and transparent way of connecting lenders and borrowers from across the globe. We love India - therefore we are the Kiva Team India. We love to use the Kiva concept to provide loans in India ! www.kiva.org/india

Funding loans from India: www.kiva.org/lend?countries=IN

www.kiva.org/updates/kiva/2012/08/15/kiva-launches-in-india.html

Location: Indians and India Lovers Worldwide       Team website

 

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  • Richard
    United States
    Richard received a loan from Sheila which helps manage my equipment costs, so that i can start commercialize what i do for a living. New contracts more work better ways to pay back Kiva.
    Sheila
    $1,550 to go
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  • Millard
    United States
    Millard received a loan from Sheila which helps empower farmers and reduce food waste by creating frozen products from surplus produce before it expires.
    Sheila
    $7,550 to go
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  • Oyatunde
    United States
    Oyatunde received a loan from 2 team members which helps us make our programming accessible to economically disadvantaged girls and women of color in Detroit. We will purchase equipment, supplies, and relaunch the Detroit Women of Color International Film Festival.
    Sheila Sridhar
    $5,250 to go
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  • Sarah
    United States
    Sarah received a loan from 2 team members which helps me grow a veteran-owned company by converting from small batch piece-work to manufacturing, creating more jobs locally.
    Sheila Sunny
    $3,250 to go
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  • Anny
    United States
    Anny received a loan from Sheila which helps to purchase adequate furniture for the day care.
    Sheila
    $825 to go
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  • Perdesha
    United States
    Perdesha received a loan from Sheila which helps with leasing a space, purchasing equipment, advertising, marketing, software, new hire packages, staff development and a working capital.
    Sheila
    $1,400 to go
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  • Nurys
    United States
    Nurys received a loan from Sheila which helps to remodel and expand a space that would serve as a waiting room and meeting for parents and as a children's play place.
    Sheila
    $1,650 to go
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  • José Israel
    El Salvador
    José Israel received a loan from Venkatesh to purchase a calf to raise and sell, so that in this way to have earnings so his children continue studying.
    Venkatesh
  • Maria
    United States
    Maria received a loan from Thiaga Manian which helps me to purchase more jewelry for my business to sell to my customers.
    Thiaga Manian
     Only 5 days left! 
    $650 to go
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2,587
Team Members
$2,829,725
Amount Loaned
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Loans
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Loans per member

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